The Transhipment Coordinator is responsible for planning the most optimal and cost efficient transhipment routing. The tasks must be executed and the output must be communicated timely and accurately within deadlines.
1. Coordinate routing, connections and accuracy of forecasted transhipment cargo to be loaded via Rotterdam with MSC Agencies at Origins. Process and provide all required files (DTX/TLP/TLA/TLC/CASP) from/to MSC Agencies at Origins/Next Port well before Vessels’ ETA, declare all transhipments to Customs and the Rotterdam Port Community as per Local and/or EU Regulations. Resolve any discrepancies within deadlines.
2. Ensure that transhipment connections are fixed in advance in order to avoid waiting time to the connecting vessel. Discuss tight transhipment connections with Ops Berthing Planning and Geneva Planning/Liner Managers before assigning. Confirm details for tight connections to Terminal(s) involved; i.e. connecting vessels, quantity, container numbers, stow positions of inbound vessel.
3. Coordinate rolling or re-assignment of transhipments with MSC Agencies at origin/destination, MSC Netherlands Operations/Liner department and need case with Geneva Operations and Planning Department and Ship-planning Centers. This includes transhipments blocked and selected by Customs’.
4. Finalize transhipments after Vessel departure and Investigate reason(s) for short shipments and communicate to MSC Agencies at Origin and Destination, including re-assignment of same transhipments. Resolve any discrepancies within deadlines.
5. Maintain and send Transhipment report every day to Geneva Operations and Planning Department, Ship-planning Centers, MSC Agencies and within MSC Netherlands. Monitor transhipment planning and dwell-times with aim to minimize idle days and cost, including Veterinary goods. Cross-check transhipment stock in MSC systems with terminals stock.